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Sweet Baby Jesus - DuClaw Brewing Company

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85
very good

1,198 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,198
Reviews: 184
rAvg: 3.76
pDev: 15.43%
Wants: 108
Gots: 155 | FT: 17
Brewed by:
DuClaw Brewing Company visit their website
Maryland, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: MasterSki on 12-23-2012)
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Ratings: 1,198 | Reviews: 184 | Display Reviews Only:
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Andonato

Texas

4/5  rDev +6.4%

06-25-2014 03:15:30 | More by Andonato
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Durge

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

06-25-2014 02:46:15 | More by Durge
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toppoop

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

06-24-2014 18:59:08 | More by toppoop
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hurshybear

South Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

06-24-2014 16:11:04 | More by hurshybear
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cultclassic89

Texas

4/5  rDev +6.4%

06-24-2014 15:50:31 | More by cultclassic89
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LTreezly

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

06-24-2014 01:25:11 | More by LTreezly
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hozersr

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

06-24-2014 01:20:00 | More by hozersr
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Ranbot

Pennsylvania

1.7/5  rDev -54.8%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

I love just about anything with peanut butter, so I was really excited to try this. It looks like a decent porter in the glass and smells really good! The peanuty nose got my expectations really high! And then I tasted it....oh god.. it's like burnt toast drizzled with acid... not even remotely like peanuts or chocolate for that matter. Prickly carbonation and unnatural chemicaly flavors feel like they are leaving mild burns in my mouth. It gets worse as it warms up. The smell is only there to tease me as to how good this beer could/should have been juxtaposed with this abomination. I got about halfway through the bottle and couldn't take it any more... one of my very few drain pours. I'll give it this much, it's unique, but that doesn't make it any good. If your curiousity compels you to try this make sure you buy it as a single.

Serving type: bottle

06-23-2014 17:50:14 | More by Ranbot
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Pithy756

New Jersey

2/5  rDev -46.8%

06-23-2014 05:25:07 | More by Pithy756
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BH712

District of Columbia

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

06-23-2014 01:05:24 | More by BH712
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Ardeer

New York

3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

06-22-2014 22:26:57 | More by Ardeer
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Jwale73

Rhode Island

3.85/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Served in a tulip. Pours the color and clarity of cola with a loose, khaki-colored head that dissipates towards the shoulders. Nose on this beer is great - think peanut butter cups with just a hint of roast. Taste follows nose; however, not as bold as the nose and a little watery. Mouthfeel is light-medium (but closer to light) with a light, even carbonation, a thin body and a slight oiliness. Overall, a pretty decent porter - great nose, but falls apart in the flavor profile and mouthfeel. A decent porter, but nothing to write home about.

Serving type: bottle

06-22-2014 20:39:31 | More by Jwale73
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Aubs723

Maryland

4/5  rDev +6.4%

06-22-2014 00:33:12 | More by Aubs723
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mswinfield

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

06-21-2014 23:31:08 | More by mswinfield
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KirkFrancis

North Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

06-21-2014 22:04:04 | More by KirkFrancis
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soulcougher

Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev -26.9%

06-21-2014 20:03:54 | More by soulcougher
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Matt73

New York

3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

06-21-2014 03:13:56 | More by Matt73
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mousebeer

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

06-19-2014 06:28:43 | More by mousebeer
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KevinGordon

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +6.4%

06-19-2014 06:18:01 | More by KevinGordon
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Erik-P

British Columbia (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

06-19-2014 06:10:16 | More by Erik-P
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JCicero08

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

06-19-2014 00:47:34 | More by JCicero08
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JayKay412

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -20.2%

06-17-2014 20:57:22 | More by JayKay412
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camwip

Nevada

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

06-16-2014 19:16:22 | More by camwip
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GreesyFizeek

New York

3.89/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Bottles brought back to me by my girlfriend from a trip to Maryland. She does love me!

Pours a dark brown, almost black, with a half inch head and not much lacing.

Smells very rich, purely peanut butter. Surprisingly smells like real, fresh peanut butter. There's some chocolate buried beneath the peanut butter assault, as well as some roasted peanuts.

The taste is a slight let down from the aroma. In the aroma, the peanut butter seems genuine, in the taste, it seems a bit artificial. Mind you, it still tastes good, but I'd prefer a more "authentic" peanut butter experience. There's some Hershey's syrup and cocoa powder flavors as well. Pretty tasty, but gets a bit cloying near the end. Very sweet.

Medium bodied, was expecting it to be a bit thicker, due to how thick peanut butter is. Just a little bit too thin for me. Low carbonation, creamy mouthfeel.

Overall not too bad, but it seems like they use artificial flavor instead of real peanut butter. I understand the cost implications, but this would've been a lot better using real peanut butter.

Serving type: bottle

06-16-2014 13:25:29 | More by GreesyFizeek
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VaTechPhilly

New York

4.5/5  rDev +19.7%

06-15-2014 18:15:54 | More by VaTechPhilly
Sweet Baby Jesus from DuClaw Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 1,198 ratings.